Sun Sentinel published an opinion piece by AEE's Dylan Reed detailing the opportunity for solar energy in Florida building on FPL's new customer option and featuring AEE's Opportunities for Meeting C&I Demand for Renewable Energy in Florida report. Read excerpts below and the entire Sun Sentinel piece here.
Across the nation, companies are calling for greater access to renewable energy to power their operations as part of corporate sustainability commitments. Historically, however, Florida has lagged behind other states with respect to options for corporate customers to purchase renewable energy. Just recently, Florida was ranked 48th in the country in providing options for businesses to power their operations with renewable energy. Other states offer numerous options for businesses to have access to renewable energy, including working directly with renewable energy developers to power their operations.